Clear Creek / Fruitland Community

Clear Creek / Fruitland Community

Standford Chapel AME Zion

After the church moved from Edwards Mountain to Salisbury Road in Edneyville, there was dispute over who owned the old ...
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Green Mountain School

Photo Credit: Irma Mills and her students from the Green Mountain School, Fruitland. Courtesy of Heritage of Black Highlanders Collection, UNCAsheville ...
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Slaves in Clear Creek

William Mills, an early white settler who lived near Clear Creek, owned 20 slaves in 1800.  Court records show that ...
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Edneyville

Black families in Edneyville have farmed in the area since before the Civil War. http://hendersonheritage.com/black-history-in-edneyville/ ...
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Slave Cemeteries in Clear Creek

Two slave cemeteries, with graves marked by elongated fieldstones, have been located around Clear Creek.  Slaves were sometimes buried at ...
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Stanford Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church

Stanford Chapel was organized in the early 1900’s under the leadership of Rev. Hemphill, Rev. C. C. Martin, and Elder Mays ...
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Mount Zion

Mt. Zion Baptist Church At Clear Creek

A few years after the Civil War a group of settlers moved into the Fruitland-Edneyville area of Henderson County around ...
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